Takao must make a decision. He now has an opportunity to break free from the social shackles that Nakamura has placed on him. He has a chance to be loved by someone he has affections for and to be accepted by the masses in his small community. However, for both teens, there is very little future to look forward to as they are raised in the boonies. Their lives are mapped out before them. And unless they move to the big city, which is expected of most adolescents these days, life will continue to be blase at best, miserable at worst.